Battles in the East, Civil War Trivia

Wilderness Recap (Links)

It occurred to me that I wrote a LOT of posts about the Wilderness in this last blog series and they were a bit scattered between non-Wilderness posts. So, for the convenience of future readers, here are the links to each of these posts so you'll be able to find them in some reasonable order.… Continue reading Wilderness Recap (Links)

Story of Slavery

Colored Troops in the Wilderness

Although none of the USCT (US Colored Troops) were ordered into battle at the start of the Overland Campaign, they were still present in the Wilderness. This video tells the story of two formerly enslaves USCT soldiers who were present in early Mary of 1864, helping to guard the supplies in the rear.